Webinar Series | Public buildings and climate neutrality: real cases and real lessons learned

Join us on this webinar to discover how the Stardust Follower Cities are carrying out the energy efficiency interventions in public buildings in the two cities

During this webinar, the representatives from Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and Kozani (Greece), will explain what actions they have taken and what challenges they have faced in contributing to the achievement of climate neutrality goals.

In particular, the webinar will look at energy efficiency interventions in public buildings in the two cities.

Agenda (All times in CET)

11:00-11:05: Welcome and introduction

11:05: 11:20: The Kozani Climate City Contract  (Mr. Vasileios Balachtsis)

11:20-11:35: Public buildings energy renovation in the Region of Western Macedonia (Mr. Apostolos Agrafiotis)

11:35-11:50: The energy efficiency of public buildings in the city of Cluj-Napoca: challenges, objectives and local policies (Mr. Zoltan Coraian)

11:50-12:00: Q&A session and Conclusions

The webinar will be moderated by Mark Thompson, a Communication Officer at ICONS

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Get to know the panelists

Vasileios Balachtsis

He holds a Diploma (BEng, MEng) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Macedonia and a MSc degree in Carbon Capture and Transport from Cranfield University.

He has a long industrial experience as R&D&I Manager at the company Mader in the Stuttgart region in Germany. His main role was tto further develop existing products, services and business models, as well as to identify, analyse, test and introduce new innovative ones.

Apostolos Agrafiotis

He is a mechanical engineer and a member of the Development and Planning office of the Municipality of Kozani.

Zoltan Coraian

 Zoltan Coraian holds a degree in Technical Sciences and has been active in the energy, ICT and services private sector for more than 20 years.
Since 2015 he has been the General Manager of Cluj Metropolitan Area and as such he has been he actively involved in the implementation of all the projects of Cluj Metropolitan Area, including the Sustainable Urban Integrated Development Strategy and the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan.